The Best Hiking Trails in Montana

Most Popular Montana Hiking Trails

We've ranked the best places to hike in Montana using our unique hiking trail popularity algorithm that accounts for the average rating and number of reviews for a trail, the number of people who have hiked or wish they could hike at that hiking trail. Sign up for a free account and vote for your favorite hiking trails by submitting a trail review or creating a hiking wishlist today!

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Bozeman (8), Bigfork (7), Butte (6), Great Falls (5), Whitefish (5), Helena (5)

Rank Hiking Trail Location
1. Clement's MountainLogan Pass, Montana
2. HighlineLogan Pass, Montana
3. Mount Aeneas, Trail #717Bigfork, Montana
4. BeardanceBigfork, Montana
5. Wolf Creek Trail/trail #544Bigfork, Montana
6. Tally Lake OverlookWhitefish, Montana
7. Glacier National ParkWest Glacier, Montana
8. Missouri Headwaters State ParkThree Forks, Montana
9. Phipps ParkBillings, Montana
10. Big MtnWhitefish, Montana
11. Capri LakeDarby, Montana
12. Bighorn Canyon National Recreation AreaFort Smith, Montana
13. Giant Springs State ParkGreat Falls, Montana
14. Lava LakeBozeman, Montana
15. Hyalite Creek TrailBozeman, Montana
16. CDT MT01: Chief Joseph Trailhead and Hwy 43 to Schultz Saddle and NF-1203Sula, Montana
17. CDT MT02: Schultz Saddle and NF-1203 to Johnson LakeSula, Montana
18. Emerald LakeBozeman, Montana
19. Grassy Mountain LoopBozeman, Montana
20. CDT MT05: I-15 to I-90Butte, Montana
21. Continental Divide Trail: MontanaButte, Montana
22. CDT ID11: Miner Lake Road (Montana) to Gibbonsville RoadWisdom, Montana
23. CDT MT03: Johnson Lake to Seymour Campground TrailheadAnaconda, Montana
24. CDT MT10: NF-136 to Stemple PassCanyon Creek, Montana
25. CDT MT11: Stemple Pass to Rogers Pass and MT Hwy 200Lincoln, Montana
26. CDT MT13: Benchmark Trailhead to Badger PassAugusta, Montana
27. CDT MT15: Marias Pass and US Hwy 2 to East Glacier ParkEast Glacier Park, Montana
28. CDT MT19 Alt: Swiftcurrent Lake and Many Glacier Road to Chief Mountain Trailhead and MT Hwy 17Browning, Montana
29. CDT MT12: Rogers Pass and MT Hwy 200 to Benchmark TrailheadLincoln, Montana
30. CDT MT04: Seymour Campground Trailhead to I-15Wise River, Montana
31. CDT MT07: I-15 to Unnamed Forest RoadButte, Montana
32. CDT MT06: I-90 to I-15Butte, Montana
33. CDT MT08: Unnamed Forest Road to US Hwy 12Butte, Montana
34. CDT MT09: US Hwy 12 to NF-136Helena, Montana
35. CDT MT14: Badger Pass to Marias Pass and US Hwy 2Hungry Horse, Montana
36. CDT MT17: Pray Lake to Going-to-the-Sun HwyEast Glacier Park, Montana
37. CDT MT18: Going-to-the-Sun Hwy to Swiftcurrent Lake and Many Glacier RoadBrowning, Montana
38. CDT MT19: Swiftcurrent Lake and Many Glacier Road to Canada BorderGlacier National Park, Montana
39. North ShoreGreat Falls, Montana
40. Toll CanyonButte, Montana
41. Beartrap GulchYork, Montana
42. Council Grove State ParkMissoula, Montana
43. Wayfarers State ParkBigfork, Montana
44. Libby Dam and Lake KoocanusaLibby, Montana
45. Line Creek PlateauRed Lodge, Montana
46. First Peoples Buffalo JumpUlm, Montana
47. River's EdgeGreat Falls, Montana
48. Pig FarmWhitefish, Montana
49. Lost Cabin LakeWhitehall, Montana
50. Mystic LakeBozeman, Montana
51. Windy Mountain LoopGreat Falls, Montana
52. Leverich TrailBozeman, Montana
53. Ramshorn LakeBig Sky, Montana
54. Truman GulchBozeman, Montana
55. Spencer MountainWhitefish, Montana
56. Whitefish TrailWhitefish , Montana
57. Switchback, Trail #725Bigfork, Montana
58. Grant-Kohrs Ranch National Historic SiteDeer Lodge, Montana
59. Yellowstone National ParkYellowstone National Park, Montana
60. Ackley Lake State ParkHobson, Montana
61. Bannack State ParkDillon, Montana
62. Beavertail Hill State ParkClinton, Montana
63. Big Arm State ParkBig Arm, Montana
64. Black Sandy State ParkHelena, Montana
65. Brush Lake State ParkGlasgow, Montana
66. Chief Plenty Coups State ParkPryor, Montana
67. ClarkDillon, Montana
68. Elkhorn State ParkElkhorn, Montana
69. Finley Point State ParkFinley Pt., Montana
70. Fish Creek State ParkAlberton, Montana
71. Lake Elmo, Montana
72. Lake Mary Ronan State ParkDayton, Montana
73. Lewis & Clark Caverns State ParkWhitehall, Montana
74. Lost Creek State ParkAnaconda, Montana
75. Madison Buffalo Jump State ParkThree Forks, Montana
76. Makoshika State ParkGlendive, Montana
77. Pictograph Cave State ParkBillings, Montana
78. Pirogue Island State ParkBillings, Montana
79. Sluice Boxes State ParkBelt, Montana
80. Spring Meadow Lake State ParkHelena, Montana
81. Tower Rock State ParkCascade, Montana
82. West Shore State ParkLakeside, Montana
83. Wild Horse Island State ParkKalispell, Montana
84. Fort Peck ProjectFt. Peck, Montana
85. Zimmerman TrailBillings, Montana
86. Eunice, Lake, Park, Goldstone, CDT LoopJackson, Montana
87. Eagle Scout TrailHelena, Montana
88. Swan Lake Ditch RideBigfork, Montana
89. New Video Game/Yeah KidGreat Falls, Montana
90. South CottonwoodBozeman, Montana
91. Mt Helena RidgeHelena, Montana
92. Muskrat CreekBoulder, Montana
93. Jefferson CreekNeihart, Montana
94. Little Blackfoot Meadows LoopElliston/helena, Montana
95. Clark Fork River Trail #223St Regis, Montana
96. Tepee Mt. Saddle / Natural BridgeBig Timber, Montana
97. Krause Basin-Area Trails (D)Bigfork, Montana
98. Johnson Peak/Trixie PassWhitefish, Montana
99. Lone Pine State ParkKalispell, Montana
100. Herron Park/foys To Blacktail TrailKalispell, Montana